Posts tagged culture

Myco Tsutsui from EvoSpo with her pink and purple 1980 Harley Shovelhead. Myco is Itsuki’s wife, founder of the Suck My Shovel EvoSpo blog.

Can’t help but love their interesting bikes, some are pretty wild. She’s got a purple jewel style suicide shifter that sits behind her leg… nuts!

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It can’t be denied that Harley Davidson certainly has some interesting history and took a huge part in the development of American motorcycling culture. 

These are vintage photos from the Harley Davidson archives- early assembly line and factory.

EICMA International Motorcycle Show 2012

MOTORCYCLISTS HAVE CHANGED.
I Motociclisti sono cambiati; Biker haben sich verändert; 
Les Motards ont changé; Los Motores han cambiado!

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The motto for this years EICMA International Motorcycle Show is pretty simple, it seems. But what does it really mean? 

Deus ex Machina does a great job at showing the essence of the One Motorcycle show by capturing expressions, smiles, movements, and textures of builds. 

…there’s beauty in the breakdown.
Scott Jones photographed by Jose Gallina.

…there’s beauty in the breakdown.

Scott Jones photographed by Jose Gallina.

Glad, Glad, and Lizzy… original motoladies!

This 1920 photograph comes from the fantastic Museum Victoria collection, it depicts Glad Linaker, Lizzy Chinnery and Glad White sitting atop their v-twin motorcycles. (Silodrome)

Glad, Glad, and Lizzy… original motoladies!

This 1920 photograph comes from the fantastic Museum Victoria collection, it depicts Glad Linaker, Lizzy Chinnery and Glad White sitting atop their v-twin motorcycles. (Silodrome)

Some of my favorite photos from VME’s Isle of Vashon 2012.

After I left work at 6p on Saturday the 8th of September, Justin and I got ready to go and met up with my friend Robin who let me borrow his Go Pro. We got lost in Vancouver and managed to get on the freeway around 9p, rolling into Port Orchard just after midnight. Arrived at our friend Noel’s house, headed out to a bar for some grub… then went and passed out all to wake up bright and early (7a) to go to the ferry the following morning.

We then met up with the Rockers on Vashon and proceeded to check out hundreds of motorcycles.

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Amanda Finos (and friend) at the Nightster Party.

Amanda Finos (and friend) at the Nightster Party.

Moto happiness in full effect. She got that motorcycle smile.

Moto happiness in full effect. She got that motorcycle smile.

Japanese motolady, looking totally kick ass.
Did a ton of searching and couldn’t find the original poster. If you know the background, please let me know. 

Japanese motolady, looking totally kick ass.

Did a ton of searching and couldn’t find the original poster. If you know the background, please let me know

Some motorcycle wisdom- "Burn rubber, not your soul."

Some motorcycle wisdom- "Burn rubber, not your soul."

"Fuck this, let’s ride."
My sentiment exactly.

"Fuck this, let’s ride."

My sentiment exactly.

Camping done RIGHT! The right way is the motorcycle way.
Put this on my list of things I’m doing this summer.

Camping done RIGHT! The right way is the motorcycle way.

Put this on my list of things I’m doing this summer.

Recognize the bike mid-wheelie in the lower right corner? It was shown at the One Motorcycle Show. 

Recognize the bike mid-wheelie in the lower right corner? It was shown at the One Motorcycle Show